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Lockheed Martin awarded $800M for Slovak Republic F-16 jets

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The U.S. defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded an incentive contract for F-16 aircraft production for Slovak Air Force, said the U.S. Department of Defense on Wednesday. Lockheed has won a contract valued at as much as $799,9 million to build a batch of 14 F-16 Block 70 aircraft jets (12 single-seat and 2 two-seat models) […]

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Slovakia consider procuring 3D radar from United States

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The Slovak Ministry of Defence (MoD) consider procuring 3D air defense radar systems from a range of suppliers – including the United States of America. Slovakia plans to procure 17 3D air defense radar systems for EUR155 million ($179 million). According to a news release, the MoD has completed the evaluation phase of the submitted official […]

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Slovakia buys 25 Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers

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The Slovak Ministry of Defence (MoD) is acquiring a 25 Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers, according to a local media report. Deliveries of a first four 155 mm self-propelled howitzers for the Slovak armed forces are scheduled for the July 2020, another five by the end of the same year, eight more howitzer until the end of […]

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Slovakia signs for 14 Lockheed Martin F-16 combat aircraft

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Slovakia has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin for 14 Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70/72 combat aircraft (12 single-seat and 2 two-seat models). Slovakia has signed the contract on Wednesday with Lockheed Martin vice president of international business development Ana Wugofski for new F-16 Block 70/72 combat aircraftto replace its Russian made MiG-29 jets. “I’m […]

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Slovakia to purchase 14 F-16V fighters to replace its ageing MiG-29 jets

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Ministry of Defense of Slovak Republic (MoD) is moving on with plans to equip its force with latest and most advanced 4th generation fighter to replace its ageing MiG-29 jets. The Slovak Ministry of Defence, represented by National Armaments Director Col Vladimír Kavický, has signed respective Technical Arrangements for launching the MiG-29 fighter jet fleet […]

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Slovak Army plans to procure up to 81 Vydra armoured vehicles

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The Ministry of Defense of Slovak Republic will propose the Cabinet approve the procurement of the Vydra (‘Otter’) 8×8 armoured vehicles. Up to 16 SVK firms could become involved in the production of the infantry fighting vehicle. Next week the Ministry of Defense (MOD) will initiate interdepartmental consultations on the proposal. As the MOD has […]

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Afghanistan receives first overhauled Mi-17V5 helicopter from Slovakia

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Slovak Aircraft Repair Company Trenčín (LOTN, a.s.) delivered on 28 July the first Mi-17V5 helicopter that it has repaired for the Afghani Air Forces, said in the statement that was reported by the Ministry of Defense of Slovak Republic. According to the statement, the helicopter was loaded on an Antonov An-124-100 transport aircraft for shipment from M. R. Štefánik Airport, Bratislava back […]

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Slovakia to acquire fourteen F-16 fighter jets from US

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Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic plans to procure fourteen F-16 Block 70/72 fighter jets from the United States, said an announcement on 11 July. The Slovak Ministry of Defence announced on 11 July plans to procure 14 F-16 Block 70/72fighter jets for replacing of Soviet-made MiG-29s that Slovakia’s Air Forces uses now. “Based on […]

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Slovakia received first batch of upgraded infantry fighting vehicles

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The Slovak Armed Forces have handed over the first batch of 21 upgraded infantry fighting vehicles, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 29 May.   As reported by the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic, on May 29, 2018 in the presence of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Peter Gaidos at the […]

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IDEB 2018: New Czecho-Slovak Eva 8×8 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer

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Excalibur Army, Tatra and Konštrukta Defence joint developed a new version of the Eva 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer on the unique 8×8 Tatra chassis. The Group of companies is exhibiting the latest and most advanced version of its Eva 8×8 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer during 7th IDEB international defence and security exhibition in Slovakia. The new artillery system is armed with […]

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